(1993 - 1924)
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Harmonica player and teacher.
Holocaust survivor - Survived death when played At orchestra the extermination camp Auschwitz.
For over two decades now,Dov Hammer has been Israel`s premier Blues artist. Singer , songwriter and harmonica player, his live performances and recordings embody the spirit of the Blues - intense and passionate, yet danceable and grooving, soulful and humorous, personal yet universal, deeply rooted in tradition while modern and up-to-date.Originally from the USA, Dov Hammer currently lives in Tel Aviv , Israel, where he is lead singer and harmonica player of "The Blues Rebels" . Side projects include Dov Hammer & The Allstars - a 4-piece band that plays classic Chicago Blues, and he also plays acoustic Blues shows. As well as 7 albums of original Blues, his recording credits also include sessions with Israels top artists, TV commercials, film
The Adler Trio
Michal Adler - Solo harmonica
Dror Adler – Chords harmonica
Jacob Kol – Bass harmonica
The Adler Trio has become an integral part of Israel's cultural scene and has won international reputation as harmonica virtuosos. The trio is recognized by the international harmonica community as the leading harmonica trio in the world today. With a rich repertoire that ranges from classics to pop, from soul to country and western, the sounds of Israel and the Jewish music – the Adler Trio has thrilled audiences in the United States, Germany, France, Canada, South Africa, Belgium, Switzerland, Netherlands, Hungary, England, Uruguay, Hong Kong, Taiwan, China, Thailand, Japan, Singapore and, of course, Israel itself. The Adler Trio has released 8 LP records, 8 CDs and a DVD.
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(1914 – 2001)
Lawrence "Larry" Cecil Adler was an American musician, one of the world's most skilled harmonica players.
During his later career he collaborated with Sting, Elton John, Kate Bush and Cerys Matthews.
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Howard Levy is an acknowledged master of the diatonic harmonica, a superb pianist, innovative composer, recording artist, bandleader, teacher, producer, and Chicago area resident. His musical travels have taken him all over the geographical world and the musical map. Equally at home in Jazz, Classical music, Rock, Folk, Latin, and World Music, he brings a fresh lyrical approach to whatever he plays. This has made him a favorite with audiences worldwide, and a recording artist sought after by the likes of Kenny Loggins, Dolly Parton, Paquito D’Rivera, Styx, Donald Fagen, and Paul Simon. As a sideman, Howard has appeared on hundreds of CDs and played on many movie soundtracks. He is perhaps best known for his four recordings with Bela Fleck and The Flecktones, a unique band that set the musical world on its ear back in the early 1990’s. Howard’s subsequent collaborations include three CDs with Trio Globo (Glen Velez and Eugene Friesen), two with Rabih Abou Khalil, and one with the Riessler/Levy/Matinier Trio
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